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The Body Economic

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  • Economics and Finance
  • Communities
  • Health & wellbeing
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David Stuckler, university lecturer in Sociology at Cambridge University and author of The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills

Political economist David Stuckler presents new data that shows that austerity is seriously bad for health. Can communities and governments respond more effectively to the challenges of debt and market turmoil, and protect the health of our body economic?

Chaired by Dr David McCoy, senior clinical lecturer at the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at Queen Mary University, London and head of Public Health Intelligence for Inner North West London.

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